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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227345
Last updated: 3 June 2021
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Time:01:22 LT
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:78 Squadron Royal Air Force (78 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N1487
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sprakel (Münster) and Gimbte (Greven), Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 21:51 LT for an operation to the marshalling yards at Hamm and Soest (Nordrhein-Westfalen).
Coned by searchlights and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Werner Streib of the 2./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Borkenberge airfield.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.


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Revision history:

19-Jul-2019 15:07 TigerTimon Added
22-Jul-2019 09:18 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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